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Caribbean Cruise Lovers - Issue November 2015
December 06, 2015
Hello, Fellow Cruise Lovers!

As always, we are thankful for your subscription and sincerely hope that you are being helped.

A big Welcome to all new subscribers!

We believe that you will find the information in this issue quite helpful.

Happy reading!

Peter Grant

In This Issue

1. New Page at

- All Inclusive Caribbean Cruises Blog

2. Cruise Industry News

- Tiffany's Comes to Oasis of the Seas
- Norwegian Escape Adds New Charges

3. Plan A Group Cruise

4. Cruise Saving Tip

5. Caribbean Cruise Deals for March 2016

New Page at

All Inclusive Caribbean Cruises Blog

The page being presented here is not new, but it is worth noting. It is our cruise blog.

This blog features the new and updated pages of our website. It also features cruise lines' offers and other noteworthy news items, which you will want to know.

I encourage you to check out the All-Inclusive-Caribbean-Cruises-Blog and bookmark it too, by clicking here.

Cruise Industry News

Here are two of several things happening in the cruise industry:

1. Tiffany's Comes to Oasis of the Seas

Tiffany & Co is a well-known, global jewelry company and now it is going to sea. Royal Caribbean's big ship, the Oasis of the Seas, will begin to feature Tiffany's popularly luxury products.

The jewelry store will be located in the Central Park area of the ship and will offer a full selection of Tiffany's products including engagement rings, and even the recently introduced Tiffany T and Atlas collections.

Oasis, which currently sails out of Ft. Lauderdale, will be moving to Port Canaveral in 2016.

2. Norwegian Escape Adds New Charges

It took only a few sailings before Norwegian Cruise Line converted its Jimmy Buffet-themed restaurant to a la carte pricing.

Margaritaville at Sea started out as a complimentary restaurant, but has been so popular that this has changed. Beginning with the November 28th sailing, the eatery now charges for its offerings.

In fact, over the last month, many of Norwegian's specialty restaurants have moved to a la carte pricing.

Plan A Group Cruise

A group cruise is generally comprised of at least 8 cabins (number varies by cruise lines), each with 2 or more passengers.

Group Cruise Ideas: graduation celebration, retirement celebration, family reunions, employee appreciation, club or organization fundraiser, girlfriends' getaway, couples' retreat, church outing, wedding, etc.

Reasons for Planning a Group Cruise:

Cruising with a group is much more fun than cruising alone. I have done both and really prefer sailing with a group. Furthermore, there are perks to be had when cruising as a group.

Plan your group cruise today. Learn more about group cruises here.

Upcoming Group Cruise Opportunities

1. Cruise Pack Mission to Cozumel

On this cruise, each guest is asked to bring a backpack with supplies for orphans in Cozumel. Petes Travel Center will provide the backpacks and guests are asked to volunteer to add the supplies.

The dates are February 15-20, 2016 - Presidents' Day week. It is a 5-day sailing aboard Carnival Elation out of New Orleans to Cozumel and Progreso, Mexico.

Prices start under $450 per person.

For more information on this group cruise, click here.

To reserve your cabin, click here.

2. End of Winter Princess Cruise

If you believe that you deserve to celebrate the end of winter, then this cruise is for you.

Sail like royalty aboard the beautiful Emerald Princess next March, as you kick winter out the door.

The cruise is set for March 14-19, 2016 and will sail from Ft. Lauderdale.

For more information and to reserve your cabin, click here.

3. Caribbean Cruise Springathon

What a great time to get away from it all - springtime!

Join like-minded people aboard the beautiful Carnival Paradise for a spring thing in the Caribbean.

The cruise is set for April 25-30, 2016 and will sail from Tampa, Florida.

For more information and to reserve your cabin, click here.

4. Biggest Cruise Getaway

Have you sailed on the biggest cruise ship at sea - Allure of the Seas?

Now you can!

There is a group cruise planned for October 30, 2016 to November 6, 2016 on this beautiful ship, and you are invited.

For more information and to reserve your cabin, click here.

Cruise Saving Tip

Here is something everyone loves - learning how to save a buck or two on their cruise ship vacation.

Tip: Use A Travel Consultant

What many travelers do not know is that whenever they book a cruise online, they do not get all the available price options. However, whenever they use a travel consultant they do.

A travel consultant will take all factors into consideration, when booking your family vacation. The consultant's aim is to ensure that you get the best cruise rate.

Whenever you are booking a cruise, there are several things which may result in a discounted cruise rate. These include your state of residence, your age, military service, etc. Your travel consultant knows all the corners and will ensure that you get the best cruise deal.

Use a travel consultant to book your next family cruise getaway and save.

Happy saving!

March 2016 Caribbean Cruise Deals

Before listing some cruise deals for March 2016, I must tell you that you may get lucky booking a last minute January or February cruise. Click here for January and February cruise offers!

Here are 6 of many available March 2016 Caribbean cruise deals (prices below do not include taxes and port charges):

1. Carnival Freedom offers a 7-night cruise from Galveston, Texas to the Western Caribbean on March 5th, starting under $800 per person (double occupancy).

2. Celebrity Constellation offers a 5-night cruise from Ft. Lauderdale on March 5th to the Western Caribbean, starting under $500 per person (double occupancy).

3. MSC Cruises' Divina offers a 7-night cruise from Miami on March 5th to the Eastern Caribbean, starting under $500 per person.

4. Norwegian Jade has a 7-night cruise from Houston, Texas on March 5th to the Caribbean, starting under $800 per person (double occupancy).

5. Royal Princess has a 20-night cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to the Caribbean on March 3rd, starting under $2,500 per person (double occupancy).

6. Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas has a 4-night cruise from Tampa, Florida on March 3rd to the Caribbean, starting under $400 per person (double occupancy).

The above offers are just a few of many March 2016 cruise sailings. You may even want to consider a Christmas or Valentine's Day cruise, which promises much fun and food.

Want to explore some others? Click here for other cruise deals.

You may also check with your Travel Agent, the cruise line directly, or let us help you.

Book directly at or send us a Cruise Quote Request.

Please note that we appreciate your continued support of our monthly e-zine and hope that something written here will make your family cruise vacation a little easier to plan and be more fun.

If you know someone who may benefit from this e-zine, encourage him/her to subscribe. Thank you!

Happy Holidays / Merry Christmas to you and yours!

I apologize for being a little late this month. See you next month, and remember to "Go have fun!"

Peter Grant
Travel Professional

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